Best Value

By Natasja Logemann, Isaac Kashiwagi March 2017 Abstract The Municipality of Eemsmond has been searching for a way to improve their method of delivering Telephone facilities in order to improve program requirements. To achieve this goal, the Best Value Approach was identified as...

By Alfredo Rivera, Nguyen Le, Jacob Kashiwagi, Dean Kashiwagi October 2016 Abstract This paper presents a literature research assessing the performance and issues of delivering construction services worldwide, by exploring reasons for delays and increased construction costs. The study shows a comparison of...

By Alfredo Rivera, Dean Kashiwagi, Jacob Kashiwagi, Chris Doyle March 2016 Abstract A new learning paradigm has been tested in the delivery of services. It identifies that the act of directing and influencing a vendor or an individual to increase their performance is...

By Dean Kashiwagi, Dhaval Gajjar, Jacob Kashiwagi, Kenneth Sullivan December 2015 Abstract Many problems are caused by owners specifying project technical requirements to expert vendors, then picking the low-price vendor, assuming that all the vendors are providing the same quality of product. Research...

By Isaac Kashiwagi, Guo Cheng Tschi, Susan van Hes, Dean Kashiwagi December 2015 Abstract In 2002, the Dutch construction industry encountered a problem with collusion. They had a very difficult time understanding the solution to the problem. The visionary Dutch government officials approached...

By Dean Kashiwagi, Alfredo Rivera, Jake Gunnoe, Jacob Kashiwagi December 2015 Abstract Arizona State University has been involved in identifying the future Facility Manager (FM) paradigm which results in a sustainable FM profession. The $16M, 20-year international research program has identified, created and...